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Aug 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
motivated. sean kenny loved legos. he turned his hobby into what's becoming a booming business. is like hammering. riding against the wind. uphill. every day. we make money on saddles and tubes. but not on bikes. my margins are thinner than these tires. anything that gives me some breathing room makes a difference. membership helps make the most of your cashflow. i'm nelson gutierrez of strictly bicycles and my money works as hard as i do. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. >>> sean kenny loved to play with lego blocks. he would spend hours making sculptures out of them. now it's become a booming business. his work has been bought by major corporations, exhibited around the world. lego lamps can be bought on sites like fab.com. here is how sean turned his play into profits. you could say sean kenny has a unique business. >> i did a project for the philadelphia zoo. we built 30 life-sized animals that are set up all around the zoo. the polar bear took 1,100 hours to build. it had over 95,000 pieces in it. >> a lego certified professional. that's right. he actually
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Aug 31, 2013 2:30am PDT
around the world and items like his lego lamps can be bought on sites like fab.com. here's how sean turned his play into profits. you could say sean kenny has a unique business. >> i did a project for the philadelphia zoo and we built 30 life-size animals set up all around the zoo. the polar bear took 1,100 hours to build and it had over 95,000 pieces in it. >> he's a lego certified professional. that's right, he actually has an official certification to play with lego blocks. >> the wall you're looking at now is probably about 300,000 pieces although only a small portion of the 1.5 million i have here in the studio. >> just across the river in manhattan, he's built a company out of a childhood passion. but this wasn't his first profession. for years, he worked in technology in the financial sector while satisfying his hobby outside the office. >> i would take pictures of my creations and put them up online. there's a lot of people that actually play with lego toys as an adult as a hobby and i was one of many of them. >> elaborate designs such as this one helped him build a reputati
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